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Sheep on Waskerley Moor lino print

£40.00

Last of a four part series on carving and printing this lino cut:

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Description

On a windy yet sunny day in August 2011, I went for a walk along the nearby Waskerley Moor, and said hello to this young lady. She posed quite happily for me to take a few photos of her, and I was so taken by her, I decided to carve a lino print of her.

This is an original four colour reduction lino print, where the lino block is destroyed during the carving process. Starting with the lightest colour, the brown in this case, areas are cut away from the carving material to create the lightest base layer, then a run of prints is taken. The next layer has more cut out from the material, and more prints are taken and so on, and until the final black layer is cut and printed. I videoed the entire process, which you can view here:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-ESBYhm9VtWXora75Id59N-YnaDBvhyN

This lino print has also been featured in Living North magazine:
https://www.pressfordesign.co.uk/blog/living-north-magazine-feature/

I would estimate that about 80 hours of work has gone into making these prints.

There will only ever be 20 original prints of this carving in existence. The print you receive may be slightly different from the one in the pictures – this is the beauty of hand printing!

The actual print is 123mm x 164mm in size. You will receive the lino print in a mat surround, which is suitable for a 10″ x 8″ frame.

You are buying this hand made lino print directly from the artist – thank you for your support!

European and Rest of the World buyers: Please note that taxes and customs charges apply in your own country to orders sent from the UK. These are charged by your local authorities and are beyond my control. Please check with your local authorities for these customs and tax charges before ordering.